• The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com. Photo by Nita Ettinger
  • The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com. Photo by Nita Ettinger
  • The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com. Photo by Nita Ettinger
  • The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com. Photo by Nita Ettinger
  • The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com. Photo by Nita Ettinger
  • Bolger Playspace kids playground at The Ringling. The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com.
  • The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida houses one of the finest collections of art in Florida. It features paintings and sculptures by European, American and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more. The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com.

Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota

Houses One of The Finest Collections of Art in Florida

The Ringling Museum of Art was built by John-Ringling to house his personal collection of masterpieces, the museum features paintings and sculptures by European, American, and Asian Old Masters, including Rubens, van Dyck, Gainsborough, and more.

Admission to The Ringling Museum of Art and grounds are always FREE on Mondays!

The Ringling’s grounds and gardens are also treated and cherished as works of art.

The Ringling Ca d’Zan mansion was home to John and Mable Ringling. The 36,000-square-foot mansion reflects the splendor and romance of Italy. The five-story structure features 56 rooms and 15 bathrooms. Six self-guided tours are offered each day and require a separate admission fee.

Audio Guides are available for the Ringling Museum of Art and Ca’ d’Zan so be sure to bring your smartphone and headphones or earbuds.

Bolger Playspace is a playground with slides, a three-story playhouse, climbing ladders, swings and a water park where children can control the flow of water! This children’s playspace is located near the Banyan Restaurant and the Circus Museum. Take a kid-friendly themed itinerary of family fun ways to explore The Ringling Museum complex.

Admission to The Ringling grounds including Bolger Playspace and the Bayfront Gardens are free on Mondays, any other time grounds admission is $5.00. All visitors must enter through the Visitor’s Pavilion.

Tours of The Ringling Circus Museum and The Ringling Ca d’Zan house requires separate admission and is not included in general admission.

Docent-led garden tours of the Courtyard and Renaissance-style gardens are offered seasonally and must be purchased 24-hours in advance. Call The Ringling for reservations and additional information.

Check Must Do’s Events calendar for special events at The Ringling Museum of Art, The Ringling Circus Museum and The Ringling Ca d’Zan.

Read The Ringling Museum’s featured blog article – click here

The Ringling is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

The Ringling Museum is a proud participant of the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to active-duty military personnel, including National Guard and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. See the complete list of Blue Star Museums here.

COVID-19 UPDATES: Masks are required inside all venues. There are only self-guided tours of The Ringling Ca d’Zan being offered and very limited in-person events at this time. The Ringling offers a robust virtual calendar of education and entertainment events, visit their website for information.